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Northwest Georgia Red Cross now operating storm shelter

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Saturday, December 26, 2015- As water levels rise in many parts of Georgia, Northwest Georgia Red Cross volunteers mobilized to open a shelter to those seeking refuge from the high waters and flooding. The Northwest Georgia Red Cross is currently operating a shelter in Chattooga County.

At the shelter there will be cots, blankets, food, beverages and comfort. “Many Georgians have never experienced flooding and  life-threatening weather ” said Jeffrey Putnam, executive director of the Northwest Georgia Red Cross.“With this near constant rain and flooding, we want to make sure everyone has a chance to stay safe”. Red Cross shelter is located at:

Pentecostal Worship Center

116 Lake Wanda Rieta Road

Summerville, GA  30747

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